vertical longitude
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The vertical longitude watch

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ferdinand Berthoud opened his Traité Des Montres À Longitudes[1], published in 1792, with a description of a vertical watch. Produced two years earlier, this newly developed timepiece was the first in a series featuring a vertically positioned dial. A portable timepiece, on sea and on land Around 1785, Ferdinand Berthoud […]

Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB RSM

Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB RSM

Reading Time: 11 minutes Ferdinand Berthoud devoted his life to experimentation and to passing on his knowledge by publishing numerous specialised works and training apprentices. The Chronomètre FB RSM continues this tradition by enabling a young watchmaker from the University of Neuchâtel to participate in the development of the movement as part of his […]

Régulateur Squelette FB RS

The new Régulateur Squelette FB RS: one movement, two cases

Reading Time: 9 minutes Only 20 examples of the new Régulateur Squelette movement will be produced and housed in a choice of round or octagonal cases. The calibre FB-T.FC-RS with tourbillon and fusee-and-chain transmission thus heralds a new approach for Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud, enabling collectors to appreciate the rarity of precision mechanics while choosing the […]

Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB 2RE

Review Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB 2RE.1 and FB 2RE.2

Reading Time: 8 minutes Mid-August 2020 spoiled us with an impressive amount of exceptional watches. Ferdinand Berthoud released the Chronomètre FB 2RE in two lascivious versions. Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB 2RE.1 comes with a white grand feu enamel dial in 18-carat ethical non-rhodium-plated white gold. The Chronomètre FB 2RE.2 comes with a black grand […]

Naissance d’une montre - Chapter 3
Arts, Sports and People

Naissance d’une montre – Chapter 3

Reading Time: 3 minutes After Chapter 1 and Chapter 2, it is the time for a new episode of Naissance d’une montre. Please check the press release below. This project is realised under the umbrella of Urwerk, Greubel Forsey, Philippe Dufour, Ferdinand Berthoud.

Naissance d’une montre 2 - Chapter 2
Arts, Sports and People

Naissance d’une montre 2 – Chapter 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes Naissance d’une montre 2 – Chapter 2: To make the Naissance d’une montre 2 project as authentic as possible, Dominique Buser and Cyrano Devanthey, assisted by David Friedli, had to build a watch under the watchful eye of a committee.  This committee was not a band of savvy marketing executives, […]